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Video: Baltimore Officer is 'Rapper of Positivity' Both On and Off Duty

Officer Joshua Jackson of the Baltimore Police Department has been rapping since he was a 14-year-old freshman in high school. Now that he's an officer with the department, he continues to pursue his art even as he pursues his law enforcement career. In fact, those two goals seem to have a lot more in common than one might immediately imagine.

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2 Indiana Officers Injured by Accidental Discharge in Training

Two officers with the Fort Wayne (IN) Police Department were struck by a single bullet when one of the officer's service weapon accidentally discharged in training.

10 "Must Read" Books for Law Enforcement Officers

Being a civilian in the law enforcement universe for more than a decade now, I've learned that—in addition to talking directly with cops, doing ridealongs, and attending police training—there is enormous value in reading a wide variety of law enforcement books and training materials.

Detroit Officer Fired for Allegedly Posting Racially Insensitive Comments on Social Media

According to the Detroit Free Press, Chief James Craig said that 24 allegations were brought against Officer Gary Steele, 11 of which were sustained.

Texas Agency Shortens Officers' Workweek to Attract New Recruits

Killeen Police Chief Charles Kimble believes that the change in shift structure will attract more potential recruits as the agency struggles to find qualified—and interested—candidates.

Video: Baltimore PD's Newest K-9s in Training

The Baltimore (MD) Police Department posted a video to social media of its newest K-9s to join the department as they begin their 16 weeks of training at the police academy in the northwest section of Charm City.

Arbitrator: Ohio Officer Fired Over Domestic Violence Charge Can Return to Work

Patrol Officer Donald Ivory was fired in July 2018 after he was charged with assault, aggravated menacing, and domestic violence in an incident that allegedly occurred in April of that year.

Nashville Chief: "Our City Needs More Police Officers"

The chief of the Nashville Metro Police Department took to Twitter late last week to plead for citizens to thank a police officer, appreciate the difficulty of their jobs, and understand that despite being fewer in numbers officers are being asked to do more and more every day.

Florida Highway Patrol Officer Dies of Heart Attack in Training

The Florida Highway Patrol Training Academy posted on Facebook, "It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Master Sergeant Daniel Hinton. Master Sergeant Hinton suffered cardiac arrest during a training exercise and was transported to Gulf Coast Hospital where he later passed away."

Tennessee Department: Get Drunk on Our Tab to Help Out DUI Training

Coopertown Police Department is seeking six volunteers to drink alcohol of their choosing in an effort to help the department with a day of DUI training.